News and Event

Posted on Monday 10th of May 2021


The Sam E. Jonah School of Business at African University College of Communications (AUCC) and Knowledge Innovations are set to equip Ghanaian professionals with knowledge in financial technologies in a 3-day online training programme from 23rd to 26th June, 2021. The course, Professional Certificate in Financial Technologies (FinTech) and Innovations is designed to help participants take an advantage of the ever-growing Fintech market and innovate.


The course is tailor-made for decision-makers, key management staff and senior executives from the banking and finance sector, regulatory agencies, public service delivery, microfinance & credits companies, savings and loans firms, credit union, pension, fintech companies, research institutions and donor agencies. 


The course delivery formats shall be live sessions with presentation of key concepts by Course Directors/Facilitators, discussions through the use of trigger questions, group discussion, and review of articles, case studies and Guest Speaker presentations. 


Sharing his excitement, the Business Development Manager at AUCC, Mr Samuel Ogyiri Sackey, said “participants will be fully equipped with how the fintech industry is structured, and gain insights into current trends and future developments to enable them to become more competitive.”


Faculty Director at Knowledge Innovations, Mr Martin Kwame Awagah, revealed that “the training will provide insights into emerging technologies like mobile money services, digital payments, transactions and security, pension technologies, insurance technologies, machine learning, big data, and artificial intelligence and the discovery of new ideas on how professionals can utilize the power of Fintech to drive business growth and profitability.” 


FinTech is rapidly shaping our financial system’s foundation, bringing in its wake innovations and changing how end-users interact with financial services. The global FinTech market is valued at over USD 309.98 billion, with the ever-growing number of operators worldwide offering a variety of services. Innovations in FinTech is creating new opportunities for companies and driving new business models for existing ones. Therefore, recent entrants and existing companies are obligated to invest in strategy, human capital, and resources, which are needed to take advantage of numerous fintech opportunities. 


The Course Faculty and Guest Speakers are made up of exceptional and world-class thought leaders drawn from Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, the Caribbean and Nigeria who have in-depth theoretical and practical experiences to ensure the learning journey is supported with the strategic insights required to succeed in a rapidly evolving FinTech industry. 


For further information on how to participate in this program, kindly contact us via phone or WhatsApp: 0241339037 or 0242555135, and email